Matt Yuyitung Reviews Snarky Puppy (TDJ News Corps)

TDJ News Corps member Matt Yuyitung checked out a sold-out Snarky Puppy show June 26th at the Danforth Music Hall. Read his review.

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Matt Yuyitung reflects on opening weekend (TDJ News Corps)

TDJ News Corps member Matt Yuyitung got out and about during the Festival's opening weekend - read his reflections here.

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Jaimie Nackan reviews Becca Stevens (TDJ News Corps)

TDJ News Corps member Jaimie Nackan took in Becca Stevens last weekend at The Rex. Read her review.

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Jaimie Nackan chats with Avery Raquel (TDJ News Corps)

TDJ News Corps member Jaimie Nackan sat down with Avery Raquel in advance of Avery's June 25th performance. Read the interview here.

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Jaimie Nackan picks her 3 for the fest (TDJ News Corps)

TDJ News Corps member Jaimie Nackan picks her 3 top shows of the Festival. Read the full story.

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Schedule of Free Shows

The hub of the Festival returns to Bloor-Yorkville this summer with more
music when it takes over from June 22 – July 1. Featuring over 150 free
concerts spread across 10 days, experience the best in jazz from Toronto,
across the country and around the world.

And be sure to join us on opening weekend as we turn Yorkville into a sanctuary of soul! Celebrating soul, gospel and R&B, don't miss performances by CeCe Winans, No BS! Brass Band, Jake Clemons, the legendary Macy Gray and over 20 other musical acts.

Catch free shows at the following locations:

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Bettye LaVette Takes On Bob Dylan

An interpreter of the highest order, Bettye LaVette tackles the music of Bob Dylan in her latest effort, Things Have Changed, released last Friday.

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Aretha Franklin Concert Cancelled

The Aretha Franklin concert that was rescheduled for June 28, 2018 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts has, unfortunately, been cancelled. As per doctor's instructions, Aretha Franklin has been ordered not to perform in the coming months.

Ticketholders that purchased through Ticketmaster or through the Sony Centre Box Office will be contacted and will receive a full refund of their ticket order.

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Herbie Hancock Taps Wayne Shorter, Terrace Martin, Kamasi Washington for New Album

Herbie Hancock's next album will feature an array of guests including Kendrick Lamar, Kamasi Washington, Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, Thundercat, Flying Lotus, Wayne Shorter and more.

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TD Discovery Series Special Projects - Winners Announced!

Highlighting outstanding contributions to the Toronto jazz scene by local artists, we're pleased to announce the four projects chosen for support through the TD Discovery Series Special Projects initiative: guitarist and composer Harley Card’s Sunset Ensemble; the Heavyweights Brass Band as they celebrate the release of their new CD, This City; new and previously unrecorded works from pianist Adrean Farrugia with saxophonist Joel Frahm for their new release, Blued Dharma; and The Smith Sessions Presents: Bitches Brew, Curated by Aline Homzy which showcases four women-improviser led groups.

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